Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 36 - 38 of 88

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Question number: 36

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Principle: Whoever makes any false document or part of a document with intent to cause damage or injury, to the public or to any person, or to support any claim or title, or to cause any person to part with property, or to enter into any express or implied contract, or with intent to commit fraud or that fraud may be committed, commits forgery.

Facts: ‘A’ without Z’s authority, affixes Z’s seal to a document purporting to be a conveyance of an estate from ‘Z’ to ‘A’, with the intention of selling the estate to ‘B’ and thereby of obtaining from ‘B’ the purchase-money.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘A’ has committed forgery

b.

‘B’ has committed forgery

c.

‘A’ and ‘B’ have committed forgery

d.

‘Z’ has committed forgery

Question number: 37

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2015

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Attempt to commit an offence though does not result in any harm, should also be punished.

Reason (Ꭱ)

A person who tries to cause a prohibited harm and fails, is in terms of moral culpability, not materially different from the person who tries and succeeds.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question number: 38

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Principle: Whoever, being legally bound to furnish information on any subject to any public servant, as such, furnishes, as true, information on the subject which he knows or has reason to believe to be false, has committed a punishable offence of furnishing false information.

Facts: Sawant, a landholder, knowing of the commission of a murder within the limits of his estate, willfully misinforms the Magistrate of the district that the death has occurred by accident in consequence of the bite of a snake.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sawant is not guilty of the offence of furnishing false information to the Magistrate

b.

Sawant has the discretion to furnish true information to the Magistrate, as the murder was committed within the limits of his estate

c.

Sawant is not legally bound to furnish true information to the Magistrate

d.

Sawant is guilty of the offence of furnishing false information to the Magistrate

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